Auction 98, Lot 377

"Bokhara, Cabool, Beloochistan &c.", SDUK Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

Subject: Afghanistan and Pakistan

Period: 1838 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12.4 x 15.5 inches
31.5 x 39.4 cm

Superb map of the region packed with detail and far superior to any of the maps we've seen on CNN of late. There are roads, trails, forts, ruins and wells with interesting notations including the number of days journey with laden camels between major cities. We didn't find any cave networks, but the map does note the location where Noah's Ark is said to have rested. The map extends to the Arabian Sea and includes the bordering regions of Pakistan and Iran.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $110

Closed on 3/6/2002

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